Definitions

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  • adjective Describing wool that has been treated to make it machine-washable.

Etymologies

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super- +‎ wash, from a trademark of the 1970s.

Examples

  • All that said, I've heard nasty things about the superwash process, but I'm not sure I care enough to handwash my socks.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • I know superwash is bad for the environment but dammit, this stuff is so soft.

    Bodyless Sweater! Aka: Now I can wear t-shirts!

  • Being a British book, Rowan and Jaegar yarns feature heavily, but all can be substituted with less expensive, machine washable yarns except for the felted stuff--be sure it's not superwash if your pet is not considered Rowan-worthy.

    February 2009

  • Being a British book, Rowan and Jaegar yarns feature heavily, but all can be substituted with less expensive, machine washable yarns except for the felted stuff--be sure it's not superwash if your pet is not considered Rowan-worthy.

    Pet Projects, The Animal Knits Bible - And She Knits Too!

  • All that said, I've heard nasty things about the superwash process, but I'm not sure I care enough to handwash my socks.

    Reading Michael Pollan is bad for you. Or good.

  • His favorite color is red, and I have some red superwash wool he likes very much, so I hope to start the project sometime this weekend.

    Good Days (for a change!)

  • I know superwash is bad for the environment but dammit, this stuff is so soft.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Or try your hand at Twist, a worsted weight, merino, superwash blend.

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ceallach Dyes

  • They offer a wide variety of yarn weights from lace to worsted and a range of fiber from wool, cotton and superwash merino.

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ceallach Dyes

  • They also solar dye fiber for you spinners out there, from wool to superwash merino, too.

    Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ceallach Dyes

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